The Dublin Shield

2020 Student Election Results

2020 Student Election Results

Jessica Wang and Saanvi Aneja

September 29, 2020

After a vigorous week of non-stop promoting on Instagram and social media, the Dublin High student elections have finally come to an end. We are proud to announce the winning officers and their plans for the unique 2020-2021 school year!    ASB Team President/Vice President: Edward Padnos and Caede M...

Teachers continue to adapt to as distance learning enters sixth week

As distance learning reaches week six, teachers grow accustomed to cardboard cutouts in place of live students.

Riya Chopra, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2020

According to a survey conducted by the Shield in late August, student responses to distance learning have been almost uniformly negative. Tired of staring at Zoom all day, unable to interact with their peers nearly as much as usual, and generally bogged down by the usual challenges of high school witho...

Student Spotlight: Acacia Tripplett, Dublin High’s newly appointed Diversity Ambassador, celebrates unity in an unexpected fashion

Tripplett and Mr. D'Ambrosio, DHS's Leadership teacher, bring leftover spirit gear to homeless shelters.

Danielle Tran, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2020

In an era defined by the global pandemic and civic unrest, unity appears its farthest from our grasp. One Dublin High student, however, is making strides to bridge that gap—in a very unexpected fashion.    Junior Acacia Tripplett is Dublin High’s first Diversity Ambassador, and deservedl...

Wildfires ravage Northern California again

Smoke blankets East Dublin.

Kyle Shi, Layout Editor

August 29, 2020

An all too familiar sight plagued the Bay Area again for the last two weeks. An unexpected wave of heavy thunderstorms rolled across the Bay less than two weeks ago, igniting three massive wildfires in its wake. As the SCU LNU and CZU Lightning Complex wildfires burned across Northern California, it ...

DHS Reacts: What are your thoughts on distance learning?

DHS Reacts: What are your thoughts on distance learning?

Danielle Tran, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2020

Two and a half weeks into the school year, distance learning still feels like an unfamiliar concept. With an updated bell schedule coming into effect on Monday (8/31), and frequent changes to Zoom and Canvas, it’s hard to believe learning environments are now limited to students and their screens.    In...

Cardboard cutout sales to benefit local charity

Cardboard cutout sales to benefit local charity

Rhea Mistry, Photography Editor

August 29, 2020

The Dublin High leadership team recently announced that they will be selling cardboard cutouts to keep in classrooms while students remain in distance learning. This unique idea allows students to choose who they want a cutout of, whether that be themselves, family members, pets, celebrities, or anyone el...

What’s on the horizon for athletics?

What's on the horizon for athletics?

Danielle Tran, Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2020

As an unprecedented school year begins, the coronavirus pandemic only seems to be disrupting more and more aspects of our lives. Its latest victim: the Athletics Department, which recently announced the postponement of fall and winter sports until second semester.    Under the new schedule released by NCS, foot...

Dublin High club donates to local charities through a unique, artistic approach.

Dublin High club donates to local charities through a unique, artistic approach.

Pratham Dalal, Social Media Manager

August 17, 2020

Stickers in Support, one of Dublin High’s nearly 140 student clubs, sells stickers designed by their members in order to raise money for various charities.   Formed in January of 2020, the club used to met twice a month to brainstorm designs for future collections during the spring semeste...

Where do we go from here?

The board deliberated on the agreement at a special meeting on Thursday evening.

Riya Chopra, Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2020

Distance learning has officially begun, and already the most pressing question on everyone’s minds is if and when it will be over. While Dublin High’s teachers have done a truly admirable job of adjusting to the new schedule, including grappling with drastic changes in the way instruction is deliv...

How to Help a High Schooler Budget

How to Help a High Schooler Budget

Logan Lin, Business/Sports Editor

July 26, 2020

Most parents know that kids aren’t good at delaying gratification. Teaching them how to save money can be challenging, considering the payoff isn’t immediate like it is with spending. You can make it easier for your high school student by putting the concept of saving into practice: Encourage them t...